Exhibition noAarchitecten. Encounters

Exhibition noAarchitecten. Encounters

Exhibition by Flemish Architecture Institute and deSingel

A contemplative study room for students in Hasselt turns out to have been a prison cell. A facade introduces reading into the city and gives the Plantin-Moretus Museum collection a (protective) face. In their projects, noAarchitects try to go beyond the visual experience to arrive at an all-round spatial experience.

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Membrane: dialogue – architecture and textile

Membrane (latin membra’na, skin, from membrum, member of the body)

A membrane is a pliable and selectively permeable layer, covering surfaces or separating connecting regions, structures, or organs of an animal or a plant. This project inserts itself in the ancient dialogue between architecture and textile.

Cruciform Hub

University College London Cruciform Hub

Design: Burwell Deakins Architects

Burwell Deakins’ completes new learning space for the University College London Cruciform Hub. The Cruciform Hub, one of a number of new student hubs across UCL’s Bloomsbury campus, is now open.

Le 205 Residence

Le 205 Residence in Montreal

Design: Atelier Moderno

A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950’s building that stands rather unnoticed among its neighbors in the Mile-Ex district. The robust walls of this former workshop, however, hide a jewel conversion within.

Office Building Moganshan Road

Office Building Moganshan Road in Hangzhou

Design: David Chipperfield Architects

The ten-storey office building is located in a diversely built area on Moganshan Road near Hangzhou’s tranquil Shuyhan Park. Within this dense context the new building asserts its object-like presence with a clear geometric form.

Bamiyan Cultural Centre Design Competition

Bamiyan Cultural Centre Design Competition

Bamiyan Cultural Centre Design Competition

UNESCO in Afghanistan and the Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture, with the generous financial support of the Republic of Korea, have committed to implement a Cultural Centre building close to the boundaries of the World Heritage property of the Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of Bamiyan.

Build Draw And Learn Book

Build, Draw and Learn, Book

Authors: Malene Abildgaard and Julie Dufour

This book is for everybody who loves building, drawing and taking photos, and who would like to gain an understanding of the architecture surrounding us.

Christchurch Airport Regional Lounge

Christchurch Airport Regional Terminal

Design: BVN in association with Jasmax

The Regional Lounge in Christchurch Airport has won another award and been included on another shortlist. It was declared the winner of the International category at the 2014 IDEA awards on 21 November which follows it being included in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015 shortlist in the Airport Lounge/Terminal category.

Edge Of The City

Edge of the City Housing in Rijeka

Design: Zoka Zola architecture + urban design

This project for affordable housing for the City of Rijeka was the result of an architectural competition. The city asked for an urban design solution to place 80 condominiums in 3 – 5 buildings each on its own newly formed lot.

Taksim Square Gate

Taksim Square Sculptural Gate

Design: GAD Architecture

Istanbul’s Taksim Square features sculptural gate by GAD Architecture

A modular sculptural installation, designed by award-winning Istanbul and New York based architectural practice GAD Architecture, has been recently featured in Istanbul’s famous Taksim Square during Istanbul Design Week.

Cultural Center Vaven

Cultural Center Väven in Umea, Sweden

Design: Snøhetta

Designed by Snøhetta and White Arkitekter, this new building weaves (hence the name Väven, meaning ‘weave’ in Swedish) multiple cultural programs and activities together, providing one common stage. A weave of culture, literature, knowledge, socializing, recreation, and food is expressed in the building’s facades and levels.